Boanerges
Boanerges Bo`a*ner"ges [Gr. ?, fr. Heb. bn[=e] hargem sons of thunder. -- an appellation given by Christ to two of his disciples (James and John). See Mark iii. 17.] Any declamatory and vociferous preacher or orator. [1913 Webster]

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  • Boanerges — [bō΄ə nʉr′jēz΄] n. [LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) boanerges; prob. ult. < Heb b nāi regesh, sons of wrath: interpreted in Gr as “sons of thunder”] Bible the Apostles John and James: Mark 3:17: an epithet used by Jesus …   English World dictionary

  • Boanerges — (hebr. Bne Hargem, d.i. Söhne des Donners), so nannte Jesus den Jakobus u. Johannes, vielleicht, weil sie wünschten, daß auf die Samaritaner, welche sie nicht aufnehmen wollten, Feuer vom Himmel fallen möchte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • BOANERGES — Latine filii tonitru; Sic a Christo cognominati fuerunt Iacobus et Ioannes, filii Zebedaei. Marc. c. 3. v. 17. Banereem scribi debere ait B. Hieronymus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Boanerges — name given by Christ to John and James, the two sons of Zebedee (Mark iii:17), from Galilean dialectal corruption of Hebrew bene reghesh sons of rage (interpreted in Greek as sons of thunder ), from bene (see B nai B rith) + reghesh commotion,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Boanerges — Donnerskinder (Donnersöhne, Boanerges) ist die Bezeichnung für die Zebedäus Söhne Jacobus Major und Johannes im Neuen Testament. Jesus von Nazaret nennt diese beiden Apostel so (Mk. 3, 17: Vnehargem), entweder wegen ihres starken Feuereifers (s.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Boanerges — /boh euh nerr jeez/, n. 1. a surname given by Jesus to James and John. Mark 3:17. 2. (used with a sing. v.) a vociferous preacher or orator. [ < LL < Gk Boanergés Heb bane reghesh sons of thunder] * * * …   Universalium

  • Boanerges — /boh euh nerr jeez/, n. 1. a surname given by Jesus to James and John. Mark 3:17. 2. (used with a sing. v.) a vociferous preacher or orator. [ < LL < Gk Boanergés << Heb bane reghesh sons of thunder] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boanerges —    Sons of thunder, a surname given by our Lord to James and John (Mark 3:17) on account of their fervid and impetuous temper (Luke 9:54) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • BOANERGES —    (i. e. Sons of Thunder), applied by Christ to the sons of Zebedee for the vehemence of their zeal …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Boanerges — Jesus gave this name, ‘sons of thunder’, to James and John [[➝ John the Apostle]], sons of Zebedee (Mark 3:17), perhaps on account of their tempestuous tempers …   Dictionary of the Bible

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